Australian ska/dance band The Cat Empire headline Algonquin Commons Theatre, July 28.
This week on Apt613 Live, Josh Lemoine hosts Juno-nominated musician Craig Cardiff and speaks to new Ottawa Fury FC forward Giuseppi Gentile. Tune in for Apt613 Live every Tuesday at 6pm on CHUO 89.1 FM.
“Music is culture is politics is identity is expression is exploration is dialogue is conflict is resolution. “
Singer-songwriter Craig Cardiff on making a career of the thing he’d be doing anyways
“I’ve always believed that music chooses you – you don’t choose music. Being an artist certainly isn’t the easiest thing in the world in terms of making a living. We do it because we love it, and we’re so passionate about it that there’s really no choice.”
For Ottawa music lovers still looking for a top-notch show after the overwhelming bustle of the festival season, this is definitely one to see.
Ottawa’s The Band Whose Name is a Symbol (TBWNIS) is like that neighborhood diner you’ve walked past a thousand times, the one that’s all history and character, the one that stands out amongst the flashy up-and-comers because it does what it does with a lot of heart and looks after their own. Since forming in […]
Bryan Ferry’s set was the cherry on top of the Bluesfest sundae.
Four-piece funk/soul/rock sensations, The Lionyls, have been performing non-stop. In just three short years, The Lionyls have managed to carve out what looks to be a very bright future.
The Bluesfest grounds were turned into an enormous outdoor dance club on Saturday night, when a massive crowd gathered in front of the City Stage for legendary UK new wave/pop giants Duran Duran.
Thunder hit the Bluesfest grounds on Friday night. Not in the way of weather, but in the bolt of power the LA funk-rock aficionados, Red Hot Chili Peppers unleashed on the sold out crowd.
An army of long-time Lindsay Ferguson fans gathered on the lawn in front of Monster Stage to relish in the magic of her music.
Jesse Greene conclusively gives lie to the notion that there’s no blues at Bluesfest.
Hey, hey, they’re the Monkees, and have been for 50 years (!)
Local singer/songwriter Danielle Allard boarded the Barney Danson Stage last night and gave a compelling performance, showcasing songs from her latest album, Chameleon (2015). Like her album cover, Allard was once again given the reptilian treatment with bright colours of body paint, designed by artist May Mutter, which made her entrance onto the stage all the more striking. […]